Proverbs 5:16

“Let thy fountains be dispersed abroad, and rivers of waters in the streets.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Proverbs 5:16

Let thy fountaines bee dispersed abroad, and riuers of waters in the streets.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Should your springs be dispersed abroad, Streams of water in the streets?
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Should thy springs be dispersed abroad, And streams of water in the streets?
- American Standard Version (1901)

Let not your springs be flowing in the streets, or your streams of water in the open places.
- Basic English Bible

Thy fountains shall be poured forth, as water-brooks in the broadways.
- Darby Bible

Let thy fountains be dispersed abroad, and rivers of waters in the streets.
- Webster's Bible

Should your springs overflow in the streets, streams of water in the public squares?
- World English Bible

Let thy fountains be scattered abroad, In broad places rivulets of waters.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Let thy springs be dispersed abroad, and courses of water in the streets.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Proverbs 5:16

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 5:16


5:16 Fountains - Thy children proceeding from thy wife and from thyself. Fountains are here put for rivers flowing from them. Dispersed - They shall in due time appear abroad to thy comfort, and for the good of others.


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